Monday Morning Memo

Monday, August 10, 2020

Registration open for August's Digital Downtown Debriefing featuring David Dixon of Stantec

Join us August 27th for our double feature, as we discuss the Value of Downtowns and Center Cities Report with David Dixon of Stantec and how cities across the country are navigating COVID-19 with a panel of downtown experts.


Register today by clicking here.

City of Tampa expands phase III of their One Tampa business relief grant

During this phase, business owners that have been critically-impacted by COVID-19 and who did not previously qualify for One Tampa aid can apply to receive $2000 relief checks, regardless of where their business is located within the City of Tampa limits.


To apply now, click here.

Mayor Castor proposes Tampa's largest ever budget for FY 2021

Mayor Jane Castor and city officials presented the annual budget proposal to the Tampa City Council last Thursday.


The goal of the budget is to lay out a balanced and thoughtful plan to fund city services/initiatives and lift up our local community over the next year.‬”


To read more, click here.

Sprouts Farmers Market is coming to Tampa Heights

The Phoenix-based specialty grocer has confirmed it will open a store in Tampa Heights in 2021. There are currently only 19 Sprouts Farmers Markets in Florida.


To learn more, click here.

Hillsborough transit agency moves forward with plans for Streetcar extension

The Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART) is taking the next step to extend the TECO Line Streetcar service even without securing expected Hillsborough County transportation surtax funds. The HART Board voted to move forward with the pursuit of competitive federal funds for the project.


To learn more, click here.

Peterbrooke Chocolatier is on the way to Tampa's Downtown to satisfy your sweet tooth

The chocolate shop known for its decadent truffles, hand-made caramels and cherry cordials is set to open in September at 777 N. Ashley Drive in Skypoint, near Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park.


To read more, click here.

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